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Philippians 2:12-18
Main grammatical points: v.
Think Like Christ: the Preference of Humility
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Philippians 2:1-11
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Philippians 1:27-30
Main point : "Let your life be worthy of the gospel.
Let Your Life be Worthy of the Gospel
Introduction:  1.
Magnify Christ, Whether Life or Death
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Philippians 1:18-26
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Philippians 1:12-18
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Philippians 1:1-11
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Philippians 1:27-30
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Philippians 1:18-26
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Philippians 1:12-18
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Philippians 1:9-11
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Ephesians 6:21-24
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Ephesians 6:10-20
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1 Timothy 2:1-7
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Submit to One Another: Children & Fathers, Slaves & Masters
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Ephesians 6:1-9
SUBMIT TO ONE ANOTHER: Husbands and wives 1.
Submit to One Another: Husbands & Wives
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Ephesians 5:21-33
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Be Filled by the Spirit
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Ephesians 5:15-21
*Imperatives are not blank and bland statements.
Once Darkness, now Light in the LORD
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Ephesians 5:3-14
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Matthew 5:17-20
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Matthew 5:17-20
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Ephesians 4:25-5:2
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Ephesians 4:17-24
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Become Who You Are in Christ
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Ephesians 4:1-16
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Paul's 2nd Prayer: "Be filled with all the fulness of God"
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Ephesians 3:14-21
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Ephesians 3:1-13
BIG QUESTION: How is  Ephesians 3:1-13  functioning within the letter of Ephesians? I take Eph.
Parenthetical Commentary: The Mystery of the gospel
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Ephesians 2:11-22
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Ephesians 2:11-22
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Ephesians 2:1-10
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Ephesians 1:15-23
In general, I see a gradual progression conceptually (not grammatically).
Ephesians 1:3-14
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Be Imitators of God: Walk in Love
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Published March 20th, 2014
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2014-03-18 16:41:18
1. Applications and implications for those who are "new creations" in Christ (vv.25-30). This section ask the question, "how should we then live"? 5 specific areas, all commands that deal with human Christian relationships: Speaking truth Human anger Stealing & work Edifying speech Model Christ's kindness and forgiveness to others **Notice all the GROUNDING statements. All of the "G" clauses are the theological groundwork for the imperatives. In other words, this section is not just do-and-don'ts. Theology and indicatives are informing the imperatives. 25b: Ephesians 2:19 and Ephesians 3:6 30b: Ephesians 1:14 32b: Ephesians 1:7 5:1b: Ephesians 1:5 5:2b: Ephesians 2:16 **Notice all the PURPOSE clauses: These clauses show that the commands are radically "others-centered". In Paul's mind, everything is done for the benefit of others. Because there is no more hostility, there should be NO sense of hurting or bringing down other Christians. Everything is about the BUILDING UP and GOOD of others. Why? Everything is anchored in theology, in the cross-work of Christ. God has made "one new man" (Ephesians 2:15), and we're all children of our Father. Thus, we must imitate our Father. In other words, "look what God has done in Christ for you. Look how much he's served and blessed you. Do that to one another". 2. Summary of vv.25-32 ( 5:1-2 ): Be imitators of God The exhortations from vv.25-32 lead Paul to say in 5:1 - "What I'm really saying is, imitate God: walk in love". In light of the commands given, the essence of what Paul is saying is "imitate God".
11395152014326 1395152014321 Notes 2014-03-18 14:13:34 2014-03-18 16:41:18 1. Applications and implications for those who are "new creations" in Christ (vv.25-30). This section ask the question, "how should we then live"? 5 specific areas, all commands that deal with human Christian relationships: Speaking truth Human anger Stealing & work Edifying speech Model Christ's kindness and forgiveness to others **Notice all the GROUNDING statements. All of the "G" clauses are the theological groundwork for the imperatives. In other words, this section is not just do-and-don'ts. Theology and indicatives are informing the imperatives. 25b: Ephesians 2:19 and Ephesians 3:6 30b: Ephesians 1:14 32b: Ephesians 1:7 5:1b: Ephesians 1:5 5:2b: Ephesians 2:16 **Notice all the PURPOSE clauses: These clauses show that the commands are radically "others-centered". In Paul's mind, everything is done for the benefit of others. Because there is no more hostility, there should be NO sense of hurting or bringing down other Christians. Everything is about the BUILDING UP and GOOD of others. Why? Everything is anchored in theology, in the cross-work of Christ. God has made "one new man" (Ephesians 2:15), and we're all children of our Father. Thus, we must imitate our Father. In other words, "look what God has done in Christ for you. Look how much he's served and blessed you. Do that to one another". 2. Summary of vv.25-32 ( 5:1-2 ): Be imitators of God The exhortations from vv.25-32 lead Paul to say in 5:1 - "What I'm really saying is, imitate God: walk in love". In light of the commands given, the essence of what Paul is saying is "imitate God". notes
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